[kwlug-disc] netbooks without windows
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gcooke at insurancesquared.com
Wed Jun 23 15:05:34 EDT 2010
lol. I don't think you can actually can you? Is that allowed?
I can however sell you a mandriva license if you need. I'll include a
DVD copy and a backup DVD copy for your archives. $50, though I can
discount in larger volumes.
On 23/06/10 03:01 PM, Dave Cramer wrote:
> I'm sure you could sell the key
> On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 2:56 PM, Insurance Squared Inc.
> <gcooke at insurancesquared.com> wrote:
>> Just a thought. While all my net/notebooks run linux, I don't mind buying
>> one with XP installed. I buy it then wipe it :). My attitude is that when
>> I go to sell it, whoever buys it is probably going to want windows. So I
>> get my money back then.
>> On 23/06/10 02:39 PM, Johnny F wrote:
>>> note: I sent this a number of times without it showing up on the list,
>>> I apologize if this is a duplicate.
>>> Wondering if anyone could make a recommendation on the best place to get
>>> a notebook without windows in Canada. I need the netbook primarily for
>>> my electronics bench (writing code, flashing microcontrollers), and
>>> secondarily as a lightweight laptop for browsing the internet when I
>>> leave home and don't want to carry a 10 pound laptop around (which is
>>> also huge and power hungry).
>>> Places I've looked:
>>> - Dell:
>>> seems they only offer the ubuntu option in the states.
>>> Haven't had much luck getting Dell Canada to offer me a
>>> non-windows netbook.
>>> - System76:
>>> based in the states. They have nice a nice ubuntu netbook
>>> but the high international shipping costs make it somewhat
>>> cost-prohibitive. (over $100 for a $360 netbook)
>>> Ideally this netbook would be in the $300-500 range. Any help or
>>> experiences you can offer would be greatly appreciated. If it was also
>>> available in Canada that would be ideal.
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